Diversity and inclusion have been firmly in the “could do better” section of The tech industry’s report card for quite a few years now. But this episode’s guest, Furkan Karayel is determined to change that. This is the second time we’ve had Furkan on the show, and we are delighted to welcome her back for an update and further insight into her endeavours.
Furkan is an ex-software engineer who pivoted to the diversity and inclusion industry. Her journey began fifteen years ago at an international company, where she took note of the gender disparity that was prevalent. She is now the founder of Diversein, where they provide companies with action based solutions to their diversity and inclusion problems.
She speaks to us about the business side of diversity and inclusion. If companies have a problem with their environment, it can lead to major retention problems, which tend to be pretty expensive. Cutting this down by helping companies create welcoming and fulfilling environments for all of their employees is one of the main ways Diversein’s solutions can help companies shave down their expenses.
To add to this impressive list, Furkan is also an author, having released her acclaimed book “Inclusive Intelligence”. If you like this episode, that’s where you can find more of Furkan’s words and advice.
Reach out to Furkan here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karayelfurkan/
Check out Diversein: https://www.diversein.com/
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